Pre-conceptual design and preliminary neutronic analysis of the proposed National Spallation Neutron Source (NSNS) Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Pre-conceptual design and preliminary neutronic analysis of the proposed National Spallation Neutron Source (NSNS)

Creator

  • Author: Johnson, J.O.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Barnes, J.M.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: Charlton, L.A.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States). Computational Physics and Engineering Div.

Contributor

  • Sponsor: United States. Department of Energy. Office of Energy Research.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)

Publisher

  • Name: Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    Place of Publication: Tennessee
    Additional Info: Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)

Date

  • Creation: 1997-03-01

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The Department of Energy (DOE) has initiated a pre-conceptual design study for the National Spallation Neutron Source (NSNS) and given preliminary approval for the proposed facility to be built at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The pre-conceptual design of the NSNS initially consists of an accelerator system capable of delivering a 1 to 2 GeV proton beam with 1 MW of beam power in an approximate 0.5 {micro}s pulse at a 60 Hz frequency onto a single target station. The NSNS will be upgradable to a significantly higher power level with two target stations (a 60 Hz station and a 10 Hz station). There are many possible layouts and designs for the NSNS target stations. This paper gives a brief overview of the proposed NSNS with respect to the target station, as well as the general philosophy adopted for the neutronic design of the NSNS target stations. A reference design is presented, and some preliminary neutronic results for the NSNS are briefly discussed.
  • Physical Description: 10 p.

Subject

  • STI Subject Categories: 43 Particle Accelerators
  • Keyword: Proton Beams
  • Keyword: Target Chambers
  • Keyword: Reaction Product Transport Systems
  • Keyword: Neutron Transport
  • STI Subject Categories: 07 Isotope And Radiation Source Technology
  • Keyword: Moderators
  • Keyword: Design
  • Keyword: Accelerators
  • Keyword: Neutron Sources

Source

  • Conference: 126. annual meeting of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Orlando, FL (United States), 9-13 Feb 1997

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Article

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Other: DE97004291
  • Report No.: CONF-970201--20
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 453508
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674193

Note

  • Display Note: INIS; OSTI as DE97004291